Time Line
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    Time Line

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    Time Line is a vertical line that marks a certain point on the time scale.

    To add a Time Line to the chart, click its name or the icontime_line_iconon the Drawings Panel. Click an element on the chart to see the exact time point using the time scale at the bottom. Then click on the chart to place the line.

    Note: To cancel drawing, press ESC

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    Actions with the Time Line

    • To move the Time Line, simply drag it to where you want it on the chart.
    Note: To open the settings window, double-click the line on the chart

    Time Line Toolbar toolbar1(2)

    Color. In the Color section, you can change the color of the Time Line. The slider at the bottom is intended to set transparency of the color.
    To create a custom color:
    • clickto open the color picker
    • by using the slider at the bottom, adjust the main color
    • on the color picker, set a shade for the main color

    The custom-created colors are added to your palette. To remove a custom color, drag it out of the palette.

    Weight. In the Weight section, you can set the thickness and style for the Time Line (currently, only dashed style is available).
    Settings. A set of parameters that are described in Time Line Settings.
    Lock. Locks the drawing position. The figure cannot be moved or edited on the chart.
    Delete. Removes the line from the chart.
    Note: To delete a line, you can also press the Delete or Backspace button on your keyboard

    Time Line Settings

    • Coordinates. The coordinates of the initial point of the Time Line that you can specify manually by filling out the date and time values.
      Click Show time to highlight the point on the time scale at the bottom.
    • Style. In this section, you can a set color and style of the line.

    Click Close to apply the settings.

    Note: At the bottom-left corner of the window, click Restore Defaults to reset the settings

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